Insider’s guide to Toronto – new blogTO column

Great BloomersIf you could ask City Hall to change one thing about the city right now, what would it be?

Paul Ngyuen, founding editor of, wants politicians “to pay more attention to the so-called priority neighborhoods.  They’ve gotta come on down and visit before they decide to make changes.”

Great Bloomers musicians Lowell Sostomi and Nate Hindle “have to speak up for the youth,” they want live music venues to open their doors to under 18’s.

Poet and writer Priscilla Uppal wants the City to “fix the transit system.  Please fix the transit system!”

Councillor for Trinity-Spadina, Adam Vaughan, wants his fellow councilors to “fall romantically in love with Toronto.”

Journalist Peter C. Newman wants City Hall to try to save at least part of the waterfront from the condo “obscenity.”

These are some of the answers I got while talking to a few well-known city dwellers for a new weekly column I’m producing for blogTO and Take 5, on CIUT 89.5 FM.

It’s a look at their personal maps of the city — the first one, on founder and editor, Paul Nguyen — launched today on blogTO and the audio version will be broadcasted on Take 5, which airs Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.  Hopefully they’ll widen your map of the city.


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